Bombardier Transportation provides a range of rail engineering, vehicle manufacture, maintenance support, rail control solutions and turnkey project management expertise. The company has built, or has on order, around 60% of the UK’s modern-era rolling stock and maintains around a third of the UK fleet. With its rail engineering and aluminium car body manufacture in Derby, Bombardier is also the only company that both designs and manufactures trains in the UK.
Bombardier supports train operators throughout the UK with its comprehensive range of fleet maintenance services, technical and materials support and vehicle upgrade solutions. Maintenance crews throughout the country support train operators 24/7 to ensure excellent reliability and availability for their fleets. Bombardier also provides heavy maintenance services that add value and extend the life of rolling stock assets in the UK.
AVENTRA is Bombardier’s next-generation EMU - designed for the UK to deliver optimised performance through innovative design. With the capability to serve many different market requirements from metro to intercity, this new light weight EMU will provide optimised energy consumption, reduced maintenance costs, high reliability and an improved passenger experience. The AVENTRA concept is a modular platform offering maximum flexibility; fundamental elements, such as train layout and length, have been developed within the framework of a core design, which shares the same innovative systems and proven components.